American Shippers, Draymen Want Ocean Carriers Out of Chassis Pools
"Leasing companies say a neutral chassis pool lacks incentive to invest the tens of millions of dollars each year to maintain a viable chassis equipment." Even though ocean carriers have moved the ownership of their chassis to third party service providers, many believe that they still have influence over the cost to use the equipment. This has upset draymen so much that the IMCC (American Trucking Associations' Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference) is prepared to file legal action if necessary. It will be interesting to see if both the third party providers and ocean carriers are persuaded to make any changes. Check out the full article here .